With 14.5% of planet-warming emissions coming from raising livestock for human consumption, many are switching to a plant-based diet. How do you ensure you get enough protein though if you do decide to give up on meat? Watch the above video to
Are you desperate to shift some pounds? From black beans to cod, we consider 16 ways you can use protein to shed weight. Watch the video to find out
High protein diets have long been considered one of the most effective ways to lose excess weight. However, new research suggests too much could be harmful to your liver, while not enough can leave your body without essential nutrients. When
A high-protein diet can increase your risk of heart failure - but this depends on where that protein comes from, too.
"A child who’s growing and developing needs a balance of carbohydrates that come from fruits, vegetables and grains; protein and healthy fat."
Diets can leave you feeling low in energy, miserable and craving food. But shift your focus from cutting calories to eating more protein and you may find that you lose weight without going hungry. Here are five reasons why eating more protein
Protein is composed of small compounds called amino acids which are the building blocks of muscle mass. The other nine essential amino acids – so called because your body can’t synthesise them – you must get from food. Animal sources of protein (milk, yogurt, cheese, meat, poultry, fish, seafood and eggs) are considered “complete proteins”, meaning they contain all essential amino acids.
Protein is an important component of a healthy, well rounded diet. But how can you tell if you're eating enough? Here are signs you might want to increase your intake. See also: Top foods to relieve migraines See also: Four ways to make
Good news for eggs fans as a daily breakfast of the yolky stuff could reduce your chances of having a stroke. Scientists have studied more than 30 years of research and concluded that one egg a day can cut the chances of suffering a stroke by as much as 12%. Study principal Investigator Dr Dominik Alexander, said: “Eggs do have many positive nutritional attributes, including antioxidants, which have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation.
While the gluten-free diet was once only considered a medical treatment, it’s now become a trendy lifestyle being endorsed as healthy and life-changing. The diet eliminates gluten, which can be found in grains like wheat, barley and rye. Doctors recommend the diet for people who are diagnosed with celiac disease - an illness in which the small intestine is hypersensitive to gluten.
Sweet tooth? No worries – so have most of the rest of the population (including us). But you don’t have to scoff a calorific caramel shortcake from your local bakery to hit the sweet spot, nope, you can satisfy that craving with a protein treat instead. Whether it’s post-HIIT or first thing in the morning, these clean-eating goodies will make you wonder why you ever reached for the Cadbury’s… 1.